Mark C. Olson, M.D.

Phone: 509-344-2663

Dr. Mark Olson is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in trauma. He has particular interest in pediatric orthopaedics, fracture treatment, and problems associated with orthopaedic trauma. He began practicing at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists in 2001.

After completing his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, Dr. Olson went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Washington Medicine. After medical school, he underwent an internship at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, New York. He then traveled back to Seattle, where he completed his orthopaedic residency program at the University of Washington Medicine.

Dr. Olson is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

When he is not seeing patients for trauma or pediatric injuries or conditions, Dr. Olson is serving as a member for several orthopaedic societies, including Spokane County Medical Society and Washington State Medical Association. In his free time, Dr. Olson enjoys cycling and running.

Qualifications

Undergraduate

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1965

Medical School

University of Washington Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1969

Internship

Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, NY, 1969 - 1970

Residency

  • General Surgery, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Portland, OR, 1970 - 1971
  • Orthopaedics, University of Washington Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1973 - 1977

Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1978

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Spokane County Medical Society
  • Washington State Medical Association
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

  • MultiCare Deaconess Hospital
  • MultiCare¬†Valley Hospital
  • Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
  • The Orthopaedic Surgery Center

Medical Interests

  • Fracture & Trauma Care
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • General Orthopaedics

Professional Activities

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Board of Counselors, Aging Committee
  • Chairman, Blood Management Program, Sacred Heart Medical Center
  • Chairman, Orthopaedic Service Department, Sacred Heart Medical Center, 1996 - 2002